The entire Indian subcontinent is waiting with excitement for the most thrilling event of the year which is the 2011 world cup. The world cup is scheduled to be held in three countries in this part of the globe namely India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. In order to facilitate the game all the top stadiums in these countries have been refurbished.
Stadiums in India
Eden Gardens is the largest cricket stadium in India in terms of seating capacity. Situated in Kolkata this stadium is selected as one of the venues for the 2011 Cricket World Cup. The stadium has undergone refurbishment for the mega event and is all ready to host the event.
This stadium has a very successful cricketing history behind it. Situated in Ferozabad the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium is chosen as one of the venues for the upcoming 2011 Cricket World Cup.
Commonly termed as Chepauk, the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium is located in Chennai. Spreading over an area of 40,000 the stadium is supposed to play host to 4 matches in the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
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Situated in Mohali in Punjab this stadium offers a spectator capacity of about 30,000. Known for its bowler favorable pitch the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium has been selected to hosts 3 matches of the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
Counted among the finest cricket grounds in the country the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium is situated in Bengaluru. This stadium has always hosted cricket world cup matches whenever the event has been held in India. Selected as one of the grounds for the 2011 world cup this stadium offers a seating capacity of 50,000 spectators.
Situated in Ahmadabad the Sardar Patel Stadium is known as one of the major cricketing grounds in India. This stadium has been selected as a prime venue to play host to 4 matches in the 2011 world cup.
Spread across 33 acres of lush greenery the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium is located in Nagpur. This stadium will host 4 matches of the in the 2011 world cup.
Established in 1974 the Wankhede Stadium is built on the lines of an international cricket ground. Offering a spectator capacity of 45,000 this stadium is all set to host the finals of the 2011 world cup.
Stadiums in Sri Lanka
One of the prime stadiums in Sri Lanka the R. Premadasa Stadium will be holding 7 matches in the 2011 world cup. Currently undesrgoing renovation the stadium accommodates as far as 35,000 spectators.
Built exclusively for the 2011 world cup the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium is all set two hold two matches the first one being between Sri Lanka and Canada and the second one being between Pakistan and Kenya.
Muttiah Muralitharan International Cricket Stadium
One of the latest stadiums in Sri Lanka in the city of Kandy the Muttiah Muralitharan International Cricket Stadium will hosts 3 matches of the 2011 world cup.
Stadiums in Bangladesh
Chittagong Divisional Stadium
Situated in Chittagong in Bangladesh the Chittagong Divisional Stadium is selected to play host to the 2011 cricket world cup. Offering a spectator capacity of 20,000 this stadium will host the match between Bangladesh and England and Bangladesh and Netherlands.
Situated in Dhaka in Bangladesh the Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium is one of the bigger stadiums in the country. Currently being renovated to host 4 matches of the 2011 world cup cricket match this ground offers a spectator capacity of 35,000.
Last Updated on 01 April 2011